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How do Personal Injury Cases Work?

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If you have been hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have a right to seek compensation by way of a personal injury lawsuit. How do I bring a claim? Your lawyer will draft the document that starts the lawsuit, which is called the “Statement of Claim”. The Statement of Claim includes: The date(s) of the accident/injury; How the accident occurred; …

Castronovo v. Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Sciences, 2016 ONSC 6275 (CanLII)

Arcari v. Dawson, 2016 ONCA 715

Schaefer v Ayeneababa, 2016 ONSC 3673 (CanLII)

Brown v. Baum, 2016 ONCA 325

The Ontario Court of Appeal held that, in circumstances where the plaintiff’s doctor continued to treat the plaintiff and engage in good faith efforts to remediate damage, the plaintiff did not know that it was appropriate to start an action against the doctor until after the last surgery proved unsuccessful.